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Author Archives: Emily Newman

“Dream big, take risks”: How NYC is on the way to ending its AIDS epidemic

“Dream big, take risks”: How NYC is on the way to ending its AIDS epidemic

, by Emily Newman

New York City is re-imagining its provision of sexual health services with increased access to PrEP, PEP and HIV treatment. Read More

Research will see if antibodies can more selectively target & kill HIV-infected cells

Research will see if antibodies can more selectively target & kill HIV-infected cells

, by Emily Newman

In this Q&A, Galit Alter, PhD explains her research on broadly functional antibodies and if they can be used to rid the body of the latent HIV reservoir. Read More

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

, by Emily Newman

Could taking a pill after sex reduce the risk of STIs? Antibiotics taken after sex reduce chlamydia and syphilis infections, but more evidence is needed before this STI prevention strategy can be recommended. Read More

Are painkillers the new “gateway” drug? New research says yes…

Are painkillers the new “gateway” drug? New research says yes…

, by Emily Newman

New research shows that people who more recently started injecting drugs oftentimes were “hooked on painkillers” at the time they started injecting. Read More

One-stop sexual health: PrEP services at your local pharmacy

One-stop sexual health: PrEP services at your local pharmacy

, by Emily Newman

Providing PrEP services at community pharmacies may be helpful, logistically feasible, and financially viable, new research suggests. Read More